Six on Saturday – End of Summer

Six on Saturday – End of Summer

Walking around the cottage garden this week it feels very much like the end of summer. The dahlias are blooming, the dianthus are starting to go over and there is a crispness to the evening air that I know my …
Six on Saturday – Bulbs of Colour

Six on Saturday – Bulbs of Colour

I love this time of year when the garden starts to come back to life with exotic colours. Last October I started planting bulbs for Spring as the cottage garden didn’t have a lot of bulbs. For the last month …
Six on Saturday – January Veg Patch

Six on Saturday – January Veg Patch

This week we are taking a look at the vegetables that are currently growing here at the cottage. It’s been an odd winter and milder than most so everything is currently looking a bit leafy here. I confess that in …
Grow | Plant Lust

Grow | Plant Lust

Have you ever walked by a plant and been so overwhelmed by its beauty you had to have it in your garden? This probably only happens to gardeners but this happened to me quite a lot over the last two …
Grow | Six on Saturday – In White

Grow | Six on Saturday – In White

As I type the day is starting to brighten into a beautiful autumn day. The sky has gone from overcast to clear blue. Which is really just typical as I try to capture what’s in flower this week for all …
Grow | Six on Saturday – Autumn Air

Grow | Six on Saturday – Autumn Air

Do you feel it? That cold that sneaks in during September that warns of the coming winter.  I walked around my garden this morning to take some photos for you all and I could feel that cold right through to …
Grow |  What to Sow in September

Grow | What to Sow in September

  I’m taking a little break from the Six on Saturday posts this week to have a look at what you can sow in September. I’m focusing mostly on veg I can grow in the greenhouse over winter but I...
Grow | Of Flowers & Harvests

Grow | Of Flowers & Harvests

I’m sitting here in my dressing gown at 6 am as I type this morning. I’m beside an open window and the room is filled with the sound of the beach and nature waking up all around. It is very …

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